Navigation Links
Study Says Kidney Bean Leaves Work Against Bed Bugs, My Cleaning Products Compares Its With a Non-Pesticide Bed Bug Spray
Date:4/17/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2013

There was a new addition to the list of possible remedies against bed bugs. Based on a report from dailypilot.com posted on April 15, 2013, a study claimed that kidney bean leaves could thwart the blood-thirsty pests. My Cleaning Products shared details about it and compared its effectiveness with the use of a non-invasive bed bug spray.

The leaves work against bed bugs by trapping them via their trichomes, My Cleaning Products relayed as it was said in the report. It explained that the trichomes are the hairs in the kidney bean leaves that works as hooks.

According to the report, the trichomes are about 10 micrometers in diameter and about 50-100 micrometers high, MCP detailed. And as the authors of the study, headed by Micheal Potter, an entomologist from the University of Kentucky, said, those hairs particularly puncture bed bugs and hold them in place, it added.

However, as based on the same report, the company stated that attempts to replicate the leaves to make them more efficient against the pests were unsuccessful.

Here's a part of the post “Could Kidney Bean Leaves Really Counter Bed Bugs?” by My Cleaning Products.

“Bed bugs are no longer just characters in a rhyme. For the past few years, they have become a real-life nuisance. And there are thousands of reported bed bug infestations all over the country that could prove that true. But over time, methods and techniques were discovered and rediscovered to counter their presence. One potential method gaining attention today is the possible use of kidney leaves to trap the bloodsucking bed bugs.

Based on a study by Micheal Potter, an entomologist from the University of Kentucky, the kidney leaves are capable of capturing the blood-thirsty pests via their little hairs. Those hairs are called trichomes and are about 10 micrometers in diameter and about 50-100 micrometers high.”

My Cleaning Products shared that further research was being planned regarding the use of kidney bean leaves to counter bed bugs. But even if the leaves could truly trap the pests, it commented that the use of them is still not a credible solution against the critters. It said that as the scientists themselves noted, they don't offer long-term help given that they dry out quick.

Because of that and some other reasons, the company asserted that it's better for the public to use a bed bug spray. It made a comparison of the two methods in its recent post and in it, it enumerated the advantages of the use of a bed bug spray over the bean leaves. It said that bed bug spray is the more practical and credible choice as it makes the bed bug treatment easier and faster to complete and was already proven to effectively work.

However, MCP specified that the bed bug spray must be non-pesticide. And among any other solution, it only recommended Bed Bug Bully. It stated that pest-control companies had proven it effective and it is classified as pesticide-exempt under FIFRA 25(b).

So they could prove it themselves that Bed Bug Bully is effective and safe, MCP urged the public to watch a customer's review of the product. It also encouraged them to try the Bed Bug Bully Complimentary Sample available at MyCleaningProducts.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/bed-bug-spray/04-16-13/prweb10641530.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. NeuroDerm Announces Enrollment in a Phase 2 Study of ND0612, a Continuous Levodopa/Carbidopa Drug for the Treatment of Parkinsons Disease
2. A bright idea: Tiny injectable LEDs help neuroscientists study the brain
3. Study Says Bed Bugs Show Resistance to Pesticides, My Cleaning Products Asserts Non-Pesticide Bed Bug Bully Is the Better Pick Against the Pests
4. Inflamax Research Chosen to Conduct a Multicenter Environmental Exposure Chamber Phase 3 Study of Ultrashort Grass Allergy Vaccine by Allergy Therapeutics (UK) Ltd.
5. Trigemina Receives ISP Approval of Clinical Study Protocol for TI-001 Phase 2 Trial
6. Janssen Announces Data from Simeprevir in Hepatitis C Patients Will Be Presented at The International Liver Congress of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
7. Foundation For the NIH Joins NIH In Seeking Proposals to Study Sports-Related Brain Injuries
8. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Publishes Phase 2a Study Results With Cytos Biotechnologys CYT003 for the Treatment of Allergic Asthma
9. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Shows that Bitter Melon Juice Prevents Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Models
10. Study: Brain Imaging After Mild Head Injury/Concussion Can Show Lesions
11. Probiotic Action Explains New Study from the Utah State University on how Probiotics May Help Weight Loss
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... While the ... such as the Cary 5000 and the 6000i models are higher end machines that ... the height of the spectrophotometer’s light beam from the bottom of the cuvette holder. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016   Boston Biomedical , an ... designed to target cancer stemness pathways, announced that ... Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and ... cancer, including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin is ... inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... (Yeast and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. , ... tests introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory and Industrial ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network ... Supplyframe Design Lab . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is ... projects are designed, built and brought to market. , The Design Lab is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/20/2016)... 20, 2016  VoiceIt is excited to announce ... By working together, VoiceIt and VoicePass ... and VoicePass take slightly different approaches to voice ... security and usability. ... new partnership. "This marketing and technology ...
(Date:5/9/2016)... DUBAI , UAE, May 9, 2016 ... choice when it comes to expanding freedom for high ... Even in today,s globally connected world, there ... online conferencing system could ever duplicate sealing your deal ... are obtaining second passports by taking advantage of citizenship ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 First quarter ... (139.9), up 966% compared with the first quarter of 2015 ... totaled SEK 589.1 M (loss: 18.8) and the operating margin was ... (loss: 0.32) Cash flow from operations was SEK 249.9 ... 2016 revenue guidance is unchanged, SEK 7,000-8,500 M. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):